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10 Smartest Dogs in the World

Dogs are considered to be one of the most intelligent animals in the world. They are considered to be most loyal, smart and very energetic pet as well. Dogs are very useful in catching thieves because of their strong sense of hearing and smelling. Dogs are also used by investigation agencies to find out critical solution of problems regarding bombs and gun powder. There is large number of breeds of dogs; some are large in size while other are small size dogs. Their characteristics and qualities vary from breed to breed. They can be used as guard dogs, working dogs, hunting dogs etc. There are about 300 to 400 breeds of dogs in the world. Here we are discussing the top 10 smartest dogs in the world.

1. Australian Cattle Dog


Australian cattle dog is medium size dog. It is a working dog used for controlling and herding cattle. This dog is exceptionally intelligent, alert and fiercely protective loyalty over its property and people. Normally it is 19 inches tall having weight of 30 to 60 pounds and he is on number 10 in the list of smartest dogs in the world.

9. Rottweiler


Rottweiler is basically a German dog. It is also a herding dog but also used as a guard dog and police dog. They are well known because of their braveness, courage and keen perception. Rottweiler is large size dog with an average height of 27 inches and an average weight of 80 to 100 pounds.

8. Papillion

Papillon is small size dog. They are cute dogs with heavy fur. This butterfly ear dog is smart, tough and strong than it appears. You can keep this dog even at a small space. They have large stamina and like to go on long walk. Their average height is 10 inches having a weigh of 9 pounds. They are considered to be a smart dog.

7. Labrador Retriever

This dog is known as the best family dog. Labradors are very affectionate. Labrador is a working dog. They are known for their intelligence, affection and most of all their sniffing characteristic. They are very loyal and are perfect companions for kids. They have medium height of about 22 inches and weight vary from 70 to 100 pounds. They are on number 7 in the list of world smartest dogs.

6. Shetland Sheepdog

Shetland sheepdog is also a herding dog. This dog is highly intelligent and have great efficiency, easy to train because this dog learns new command with little repetitions. This dog can live anywhere indoor as well as outdoor. It has an average height of 16 inches having weight of almost 27 pounds.

5. Doberman Pinscher

Doberman is a fearless dog. They have deep stamina and consider as one of the most popular guard dog. They can be easily trained and very popular because of their smartness and their history as war and police dogs. Doberman is a great addition to a family. They have an average height of 26 inches and weight varies from 66 to 88 pounds.

4. Golden Retriever

This breed of dog is very affectionate and popular. They are highly regarded for their intelligence. Golden retriever can learn up to 200 commands, this quality make them indispensable companion both at home as well as outdoor. They are on number 4 in the list of smartest dogs in the world. Golden retriever can have weight up to 80 pounds.

3. German Shepard

German shepherd is very active dog. They bred originally because of their intelligence, smart, courageous and protective. They are considered to be best companions and easily trained just by few repetitions. They are used as guard dogs, police dogs and search and rescue dogs. They are large size dogs having an average height of 24 inches and weight of 80 pounds.

2. Poodle

Poodles are easily trained, steadfast and sharp-minded. They love to play and can be used as guard dogs, especially the standard size poodles. They love to go on a walk and have playtime. They are so efficient at swimming. Poodles come in many sizes from toy to standard and they are at number 2 in the list of smartest dogs in the world.

1. Border collie

World smartest dog is Border collie because of their intelligence, high energy and extra ordinary smartness. If you are keeping this breed than you should be active and have high energy because this dog love to do exercise and long walks. This breed is easy to train, very well behaved and true-blue companion.